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When Rhetoric Hides the Reality

John in OK Wrote: Apr 26, 2013 4:41 PM
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Between the tragedy over loss of life and limb in Boston and the rejoicing in the certainty that these two young men will not strike again, there's a large space for reflection. Emotion clouds reason, which is why we live by the rule of law.

The producers of movie Westerns knew how to cultivate the baser instincts. The posse caught the culprit and dragged him to the nearest hanging tree with a minimum of ceremony. Thug justice always stirs the adrenaline and animates the nervous system.

But America gave up frontier justice, and now the law rules. An honest argument...